Thursday, October 25, 2007

Coming Events: Oct 25-27

Two big events coming up Thursday through Saturday.
Preservation NC conference and the Comprehensive Plan kickoff.

They ask that you register online at the link below, though just showing up is probably fine too.

Comprehensive Plan Update -
The update of the Raleigh Comprehensive Plan will officially begin with a Kick-off Celebration on Thursday, October 25th. Please plan on attending the kick-off celebration and at least one of the first set of public visioning workshops.

If you would like to attend any of the following meetings, please register here.

What: Kick-off Celebration
Where: Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts - Art Gallery
When: 7:00 to 9:00 PM, Thursday, October 25th, 2007

There will be short presentations made and background information available. This is a chance to meet and talk with the City Council, the Raleigh City Planning Commissioners, City Planning Staff, the project consultants, and the members of other City boards and commissions.

Preservation NC conference has costs associated with it, but you can attend parts of it and pay for just those parts. Some highlights (details at the link below):

* Free reception on Thursday from 7-8 PM at the Capital Bank Building
at 333 Fayetteville St. sponsored by DODOMOMO (Documentation & Conservation of buildings sites & neighborhoods of the Modern Movement)

*Opening reception & downtown living tour Thur 5-7 pm, $25

* Friday day package $85 includes:
10-11:15 a.m. Teardowns & McMansions: Taming the Trend
11:30-noon Politics of Teardowns: Panel Discussion

* Saturday
Carraway Awards luncheon in First Baptist Church, 11:30-1:30 $25